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CNBC
Nov 19, 2013 9:00am EST
begin its annual shareholder meeting in a little more than an hour or now, as steve ballmer gets ready to exit the tech giant. talked a lot about ballmer yesterday in that interview with the "journal." >> that was the topic of much conversation out west. drew halston from drop box talking openly about the idea that steve stood in the way of progress, marc benioff saying how he recognized the impediment to microsoft is himself. a lot of soul searcher out there. >> some other soul searching going on among ceos of fortune 50 companies, they looked at what happened with mr. ballmer where he expressed a bit of ambivalence about staying in this job to his lead director and they were like great, thanks. >> wow. >> and i've been hearing that those kind of ceos or any ceos, whether it's activists or just in general sort of wondering whether their board is going to turn on them are definitely seeking advice on how to prevent that from happening. >> this is a revolution. boards are supposed to be rubber stampers. >> not anymore. not as much. you still see some but there has been a change. >
CNBC
Nov 7, 2013 9:00am EST
the best known on the cover of fortune, being called the next steve jobs, now the head of square, which ironically of all weeks to see reports that square has plans to go public in 2014, some have argued that was a little bit like stealing the bride's thunder. >> again, this is what i worry about. oh, look at this, this company, square, has no this, no that. it's multiple revenues. we all remember when you get in trouble, multiple revenues, linkedin is multiple revenues. >> it is interesting looking at costolo but when you think about google, it's sergei and larry, who still run the company, facebook founder zuckerberg running the company, bezos, running the company. the big names running the company. >> we like that. these are not managers. this is not scully. >> no. we like that but here that's not the case as much. these are not the original guys. and we do like that, i think, having the founder with the vision that continues, they give you the nice letter at the beginning of s1. >> but schmidt did bring order to google. >> costolo, the ceo and mike gupta, the cfo, are not in
CNBC
Nov 6, 2013 9:00am EST
a number of the parody accounts. there was a steve jobs parody on twitter, which was excellent. and i just wanted to put together a parody of the food world. putting together bourdain, which is this, you know, acerbic, drugged, obscene, sexual approach, with ruth rychel, a little more poetic, just seemed like the right thing to do. >> yes. give us examples of the things you were tweeting. do you remember your favorites? >> i don't think i can talk about it on air. it's very dirty things with food. >> at what point did it graduate from -- by the way, a look at you. [ laughter ] at what point did you realize this was becoming something bigger than you thought? >> i think probably the james beard award. that was one thing. it was rec niegs -- recognition by the actual establishment of this ridiculous thing i was doing. >> and at that point, did it make you reconsider what twitter was capable of, the power of the platform, the power of your reach? >> oh, definitely. well, first of all, they had never given an award to somebody on twitter in the first place. this is an award that usually
CNBC
Nov 15, 2013 9:00am EST
, don't let google steal your fire. rick tweet, sage advice from the steve miller band, take the money and run. and bobby tweets, have a snapchat from myspace to remind him how quickly teens change their minds. >> myspace is a great example. it's funny. jon fortt joins us. i remember there was a point at which news corps owned it, they were trying to swap it into yahoo! that's how valuable they felt it was at the time. and then they sold it for nothing, 300 million bucks. >> yeah, the value snap-chatted away. even though it sounds crazy, when somebody offers to buy a zero revenue start-up for billions, don't forget instagram. that will probably go down as smart as youtube -- google's acquisition of youtube for $1.65 billion years ago, because if they're willing to pay $3 billion for snapchat now, they'd be paying $5 billion for insta many g instagram -- >> and not dissimilar. you're talking about two that are hits with young people. >> photos go away, so they'll have to have a challenge monetizing that for the long term. people don't want their data retained if they're using snap
CNBC
Nov 18, 2013 9:00am EST
. every time he played poker he brought a shoebox full of change. we called him shoebox steve. >>> let's move on to jpmorgan. that was over the sale of mortgage-backed securities covered by jpmorgan and bear stearns in 2005 and 2008. jpmorgan bought bear stearns. it was march of 2008. it predated the heart of the crisis being that it was in march but bear stearns was 2 bucks and ended up being $10. the larger question here is are they moving through all of the various fines, penalties, fees, settlements that they need to, can investors see through to the other side? they have put aside 23 billion for so-called litigation expense. jim, i start to wonder whether the continued -- i wouldn't call it an avalanche but the continued pressure from regulate are to regulators and all of the pressure points that they seem to be applying, one has to wonder whether we'll truly abate and get back to what we call real earnings power for these financial institutions. >> look, if we had normalized earnings and this is not a normal time, then jpmorgan would probably be 6, 7 points higher. all o
CNBC
Nov 4, 2013 9:00am EST
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CNBC
Nov 20, 2013 9:00am EST
. >> gasoline, steve liesman said not spending as much on gasoline, we're biography sweaters. it's true. if you looked at it empirically, it's apparel, a little more money in the pocket, not going to walmart, stepping up a little bui bit higher. >> down here at the big board, nuskin enterprises and over at the nasdaq, advanced energy. >> and nuskin, you do personal care and you push it, this is the opposite of avon in terms of performance. people betting against nu skin have not been rewarded. >> jcpenney a winner out of the gate, up more than 9%. your story, you'd rather by pvh. >> i'm not about surviving. i'm about making money. >> about thriving. don't survive, thrive! >> if they're doing well, what is terry lundgren doing at macy's? just putting points on the board. pvh is going to go much higher. i think the calvin klein deal is going to pay off dividends. >> lowe's, second biggest loser. >> disappoint ing. >> and smuckers, after kelloggs and campbell's soup, something's going on in food. >> campbell's soup, they talked about how disappointed they were and then they talked abo
CNBC
Nov 21, 2013 9:00am EST
created for gm. thank you, steve. >> be careful. the stock that is not much of an overhang. a lot of people knew this. going for the job saying this is happening. those are taking it. you won't see it last a day unless the futures go up. gm doing better in europe and china. it is a good story. ford not going up since the -- the stock shouldn't be up at all. >> along with that a lot of retail numbers. shares of target are down sharply. discount retailer posting results below estimates siting delusion relating to the canadian segment where gross margins 13.8 versus 30%. >> it is the comp stores .9%. costco is .56. there is the halo. people want to give target the benefit of the doubt. you keep thinking this is going to be the breakout. the idea that we are going to wake up and target is going to be the same old target is not happening. it is a decent story, not a great story. i see no reason to buy or sell. >> you are neutral. >> when you have outfits like costco and williams sonoma i question why i have to own the stock. my travel i thought lowe's was terrible. expectations are always
CNBC
Nov 25, 2013 9:00am EST
the phone. company veteran, dug mcmillon will succeed steve duke. you were just talking with andrew about why you would do this days before the holiday season would start and why mike duke is leaving years before expected. >> he hasn't been there but since 2009. his predecessor, lee scott, 2000 to 2009. it seems like a shortened period. also, as someone who follows retail closely, this is not the time to change horses, so to speak. at the same time, i am sure this company will, without a doubt, say it is seamless. i want to hear from david, that there is nothing pertinent that would make it so this seems wrong. i don't think it is right. >> david, you do know mcmillon well. what can you tell us? >> i spent a good amount of time doing our last document on walmart, which has to be about five years ago. then, there was a lot of speculation he would be the next ceo. i remember distinctly discussing it with him. it did make air on the documentary, that idea. he was running international. we spent a couple of days together in china. certainly, well-schooled in international, had run, i be
CNBC
Nov 8, 2013 9:00am EST
. >> great segue. >> we start with jobs. the u.s. adding 204,000 jobs in october. steve liesman digging deeper into the employment numbers. >> reporter: despite the rising unemployment rate, a mostly positive jobs report showing not only big 204,000 jobs added in october but good upward revisions to prior months and importantly job-based job growth. august and september combined revisions up 60,000, including putting august over 200,000. unemployment rate ticks up. the bad parts of the report, average hourly earnings and average weekly hours, 0.1% on earnings and 34.4 average weekly hours, the two weaknesses. the job based job growth, two areas that should have been affected by obama care, maybe the delay in implementation is having a positive effect. professional business services up, education, manufacturing, that's one of the bigger gains we've had in many months and construction coming along again with 11,000 workers added. now, fixed income traders smelling less fed stimulus in the air. they bid up interest rates this morning in the wake of the report. look at that cliff right ther
CNBC
Nov 12, 2013 9:00am EST
late great steve ross really understood this, really understood the value of content. that was a juggernaut stock when steve was alive. who can foresee what happens. >> sea world is up about 3.5%. a lot of discussion about whether or not they would convert to a reit. citi does upgrade it in t in part to a buy. >> if you want to play that game, cedarfare had a better number. these theme park guys, they're about the coasters. you probably haven't even been on fairer's fury, that's how far behind you are. >> i've been on a few of them. >> ever been on fire and ice? >> no. i threw up on fire and ice, that's the sign of a good coaster. >> a guy that grew up near i cyclone. >> jungle cruise. >> yeah. if you got sick on the jungle cruise, something's wrong. >> that's a problem. wolf slayer. you haven't been on any of tease? >> no. where are these? >> have you ever been to magic mountain? >> cork screw. >> apollo's chariot, i threw up on that one. >> can we get you a little checklist going? >> i long for the days when i was able to throw up with my daughter. >> those were good times. >>
CNBC
Nov 27, 2013 9:00am EST
big time. steve liesman joins us with a report card. >> reporter: financially consumers look to be in a bit better shape than this time last year. mentally, though, unfortunately not much change from depressed levels. the consumer ahead of the holidays, can you see consumer confidence, the latest reading down from where it was last year and still at a low level. weekly earnings, year-on-year percent change unchanged from last year. those out of the workforce, discouraged workers down but still at a high level, 3.09 million. debt service, we made some progress there, as well as on the net worth, up 11.46% compared to a year ago. household net worth hitting another all-time high with gains in home values and stock portfolios. the question remains whether they'll turn gains in their holdings into -- whthere are al 2.3 million more employed american than there were this time last year. the head winds include slow wage gains, high unemployment, low consumer confidence and affordable care act impact. and could be lower energy and gasoline costs. gas is down about 6 cents from where it was l
CNBC
Nov 1, 2013 9:00am EDT
your channel -- >> remember, this is an alcoa skin. and steve jobs loved the feel of aluminum versus plastic. and if you try to get an answer from alcoa about how well things are, they're going to tell you you're going to have to wait a long time. alcoa can wait. >> yes, yes. i'm a mini fan, by the way. >> you are? >> yeah. >> that means your wife doesn't like what you watch. >> no, it's just easy to carry with you and take with you and much lighter than this and basically does the same things. in terms of the stock and impact and this coming out and mossberg's incredibly positive review -- >> i think it does matter. but that's the problem with the analysts. the analysts think it's gross margins. my suggestion is when you have a superior product, you will see gross margins go up because competitors can't compete. and craig jelinik at costco, he said this is the product, for christmas, this is the product. and ups has done well and percolating when apple has a new product that people buy. >> said on a day that the holiday season does begin. it's a little regis. a little monochrome ati
CNBC
Nov 5, 2013 9:00am EST
strong team for 2014. of course, s.a.c. will also have to fight civil charges against founder steve cohen with the s.a.c. about failure to supervise employees, carl. they're saying in this note, those are without merit, they believe, and we could see a fight ahead as they continue on as a manager of private capital. >> -- color at all about their access to leverage, their relationship with other players on the street? >> reporter: you know, there's no comment in the note about that. really just a review of why they settled, what their plans are, and kind of a thank you to employees. having said that, my early indication from other wall street firms that do business with them is they're going to continue on for now. they believe they are protected from liability by the secure agreement between the government and s.a.c. shortly after the indictment. and they're going to continue on. >> all right. and we'll see just how many continue on with them. kate kelly with that news this morning for us. thank you, kate. >> reporter: thank you. >>> now, over to the cme group. rick santelli with t
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